More than 1,000 quotes from close to 600 sources in categories ranging from leadership to diversity and inclusion to environmental ethics to expedition planning139 new quotesEasy to pack and carryQuotations from environmentalists, nature writers, athletes, and public figures as diverse as Mahatma Gandhi and Albert EinsteinCompiled by National Outdoor Leadership School instructors with themes based on NOLS curriculumFor hikers, climbers, paddlers, and other outdoor enthusiasts looking for inspiration as they meet the challenges of the wilderness
John Gookin, PhD, is a life-long educator. He currently manages curriculum and research at NOLS, where he has worked for 33 years. John has been studying backcountry lightning safety for 15 years and is a member of the Lightning Safety Team at the National Weather Service. He lives in Lander, WY.